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[Africa] ARCHIVE: Eliminating child labour in Malawi: a British American Tobacco corporate responsibility project to sidestep tobacco labour exploitation

transnational tobacco companies are using child labour projects to enhance corporate reputations and distract public attention from how they profit from low wages and cheap tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 8, 2016 16:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] ARCHIVE: CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO CULTIVATION IN THE ASEAN REGION (PDF)

Child labour is prevalent in tobacco cultivation in Southeast Asia. All ASEAN countries are Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and, hence, are obligated to enforce the Convention and ensure their rights are pro
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:52
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Big tobacco, child labour and the International Labour Organization

‘The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation is a global leader in preventing child labour in tobacco agriculture and protecting and improving the lives of children in tobacco-growing areas....In reality, ECLT is an alliance of tobacco comp
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 16:47
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[UK] Call for action on teenage smokers

THE PERCENTAGE of 15 year olds in the Borders smoking regularly is amongst the highest in Scotland. Regular smoking by 15 year olds ranges from five per cent to 13 per cent across Scottish local authorities, according to a recently released Scottish Gov
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:03
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[Asia, India] Tobacco sales carry on near schools, but few are booked

If the number of penalties levied under Section 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act, 2003, is to be believed, there were no violations in Bengaluru in 2015 (until November). This, when 348 cases were filed across the State against those found sellin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:01
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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Macnab: Why giving films with smoking an adult rating would threaten an essential prop

There may be sound reasons behind the WHO's argument – but smoking is often integral to characters and storylines...in the make-believe world of the movies, they were part of the mise-en-scène. Take them away and you’d be removing what used to be a vital
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:53
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[California] Valley cities get failing grades for anti-smoking rules

Most of the Coachella Valley is failing in terms of efforts to protect citizens from exposure to tobacco smoke...Six of the valley's nine cities received failing grades in the association's latest annual report evaluating cities and the state on policies
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Feb 7, 2016 21:50
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Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa score too many F's on smoking report card

“While we celebrate successes such as Wisconsin’s smoke-free air law, we must also face the reality that young people are using tobacco products like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,” said Linda Witucki, executive director of the Am
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 7, 2016 21:48
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Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
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